Scholarship deadline for Children’s Ministry Forum extended to Aug. 17

CMF bannerFor the first time, Discipleship Ministries is bringing the biennial Children’s Ministry Forum (CMF) leadership development conference to Arkansas. First UMC Little Rock will host the Nov. 17-19, 2015 event.

Thanks to the generosity of the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas, the Conference Children’s Ministry Council is offering 10 scholarships to attend CMF. To apply, visit Preference will be given to those serving in small membership churches and those who demonstrate financial need.

Though marketed for children’s ministry leaders in large United Methodist churches, CMF will contain relevant information for children’s ministry in all size congregations, and will offer opportunities for worship, spiritual renewal, continuing education, fellowship, networking and support for children’s ministry leaders.

This year’s theme is Rock On: Renew. Discover. Respond. With more than 100 classes taught by nationally recognized leaders in the fields of spiritual formation, teaching, volunteer recruitment, technology, communication, administration and leadership development, it promises to be the most prestigious continuing education event in the country this year.

To learn more, or for a link to register, visit the event page. Early bird registration runs until Aug. 28.